More than $2 million judgment for Affinity nurse in defamation case

An Affinity Medical Center nurse was awarded more than $2 million in a defamation trial in Stark County Common Pleas Court.

In his opening remarks, Attorney Brian Zimmerman told jurors that the hospital’s actions were meant to send a message to union supporters and damaged nurse Ann Wayt’s reputation in the industry.

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NLRB rules against Massillon hospital in firing of nurse Ann Wayt – See more at The Massillon Independent

Hospital Giant Community Health Systems Ordered to Pay $2 Million For RN Fired, Defamed for Patient, Union Advocacy, says National Nurses United – More at PR Newswire


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